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From video to social, from mobile to paywalls — these data points help define where we are in the “future of news” today, like it or not.
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It’s taken lots of cuts to keep American newspaper companies even slightly profitable. But without better cashflow, they’ll continue to struggle to build the next version of the industry.
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Newspapers have hiked prices to squeeze more revenue out of a smaller customer base. But it looks like that trick is already losing its power.
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With the growth of mobile and social, The Atlantic is redesigning its photo site to become a more flexible part of the magazine’s online presence.
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“Every publisher who reads the tea leaves knows the seven-day print model is doomed. Heck, every reader looking at a flimsy Monday or Tuesday paper knows it. Why not take the plunge now, strategically, rather than sometime down the road, out of desperation, when it’s too late?”
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From the protests in Hong Kong to Occupy and Sandy in New York, a new generation of tools is allowing communities to connect without using the Internet. Can they have a use in news too?
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New media and legacy media came together at the second weekend-long “hackathon” hosted by the Society for News Design.
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The new wave of news startups is aiming at a younger audience. But do legacy media companies have a chance at earning their attention?
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The Times found success with its first round of paywalls, disappointment with its second. Is it hitting a paid-content ceiling?
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From Nieman Reports: Why your news site should be more readable for the visually impaired
Over eight million Americans have trouble with their vision. Here’s how newsrooms can (and should) design with them in mind.
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“Part of the appeal here is that this an unexpected combination. But I think we’d argue that we’re not that different,” said Economist deputy editor Tom Standage.
0The New Yorker Today is the magazine’s new iPhone app for its online articles (plus cartoons)
The app will be free for a time while The New Yorker figures out how many articles readers can access before hitting the paywall.
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